All our pursuits, from childhood to manhood, are only trifles of different sorts and sizes, proportioned to our years and views.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
Calamity is the test of integrity.
A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health.
Those who will bear much, shall have much to bear.
Smatterers in learning are the most opinionated.
Women are always most observed when they seem themselves least to observe, or to lay...
Tutors who make youth learned do not always make them virtuous.
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
It is better to be thought perverse than insincere.
For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you...
There are men who think themselves too wise to be religious.
Marry first, and love will come after is a shocking assertion; since a thousand things...
There would be no supporting life were we to feel quite as poignantly for others...
Every scholar, I presume, is not, necessarily, a man of sense.
A Stander-by is often a better judge of the game than those that play.
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous...
People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called...
Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our...
A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less...
Whenever we approve, we can find a hundred good reasons to justify our approbation. Whenever...